Medical Dictionary

utilization review

noun uti·li·za·tion re·view \ˌyüt-əl-ə-ˈzā-shən-ri-ˈvyü\

Medical Definition of UTILIZATION REVIEW

:  the critical examination (as by a physician or nurse) of health-care services provided to patients especially for the purpose of controlling costs (as by identifying unnecessary medical procedures) and monitoring the quality of care

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